Friday, February 22, 2019

PAL/IC Strauss Bridge over Green River at Rockport, KY

(Bridge Hunter, Satellite)

PAL = Paducah & Louisville Railway

Jim Pearson Photography posted
Paducah & Louisville LG1 Northbound
Paducah and Louisville Railway's University of Kentucky Locomotive 4522 leads LG1, a northbound Louisville Gas and Electric load of coal across the drawbridge at Rockport, Kentucky on October 30, 2020.
Tech Info: DJI Mavic Mini Drone, JPG, 4.5mm (24mm equivalent lens) f/2.8, 1/1250, ISO 100.



Photo taken by J.P. in Sept 2011, Bridge Hunter
Luke Sharrett Flickr 2009 Photo shows it in a raised position. And you can see the counterweights.

Matt Reese photo. (Caution: RailPictures.Net is not a well behaved web site. Don't leave their page open.) ''Three P&L slugs sets lead a loaded coal train across the Green River Drawbridge at Rockport, KY, in the last light of a summer evening. The train loaded at the Cimarron Mine near Madisonville, KY, and is destined for the LG&E power plant near Lousville, KY."


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